Mr Duncan Summerton

Mr Duncan Summerton

Consultant Urological Surgeon
BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Urol)

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Duncan Summerton at Spire include:


Other treatments

Reconstructive urology, in particular urethral reconstruction and surgical andrology - including surgery for Peyronie's disease, penile implant surgery and penile cancer. 

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Leicester General Hospital and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester.

I see patients with all manner of urological problems including andrology, the treatment of urethral strictures, testicular pain, erectile dysfunction, male infertility, prostate cancer, urodynamics, vasectomy reversal, benign prostate disease and urological cancers. Leicester is currently one of the largest penile cancer supraregional centres in the UK

I graduated from Leicester Medical School in 1987 and undertook my general surgical and urological training in Plymouth, Southampton and Portsmouth. I obtained Reconstructive Fellowships in the USA and at the Institute of Urology in London, with a further Fellowship in advanced andrological surgery, including prosthetics and female to male gender realignment also at the Institute of Urology. Appointed as a Consultant in 2001 in Portsmouth, I moved to Leicester in 2005 on leaving the Royal Navy after 19 years of service.

I have recently been elected to the office of Vice President of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) and will become President in 2018. I also Chair the East Midlands Regional Training Committee and the East Midlands Penile cancer Supra-network (6.5 million population). I chaired the European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Panel in Urological Trauma until 2015 and Examine at the Medical School and Nationally for FRCS (Urol).

Clinical Interests

Benign prostate diseases
Erectile dysfunction
Male infertility
Micro-surgical vasectomy reversal
Prostate cancer
Urological cancers

Special Clinical Interests: Erectile dysfunction, urethral surgery, stricture disease, reconstructive urology, benign and malignant prostatic diseases, surgical andrology and vasectomy reversal.

Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Bernadette Reece
Private secretary telephone 0116 274 3705
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (Hons) / University of Leicester / 1984
Bachelor of Science

MB ChB, / University of Leicester / 1987
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Ed) / Edinburgh / 1994
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (Eng) / London / 1994
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (Urol.) / London / 2000
Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Urology

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Urological Association
British Association of Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons
Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Society (USA)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, University of Leicester

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Personal Profile

I am married to a GP, have three children and enjoy the countryside, tennis, cycling and photography. I am a supporter of Leicester Tigers and England rugby teams.

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